KIDS MINISTRY DIRECTOR

West

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KIDS MINISTRY DIRECTOR

WEST

Compensation: Based Upon Experience
Congregation: West
Reports To: West Lead Pastor
Position Type/Hours: Part-Time/10-12 hours
Last Updated Type/Hours: April 22, 2024

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE

The West Kids Ministry Director manages the Kids program for Sunday Gatherings along with special services. They carry out the vision and policies of Veritas Kids’s ministry at the West Congregation in line with the overall vision and rhythms of Veritas Community Church. The Kids Director will commit to ongoing development of Kids Ministry inclusion vision, that all children are included in every aspect of kids ministry regardless of ability.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Policies & Curriculum 
    • Enforce the Kids Ministry Handbook and ensure all policies and procedures are carried out properly.
    • Align on curriculum through collaboration with counterpart Kids Directors at Veritas Short North and Tri-City for all ages of Kids Ministry.
    • Download, share, and print curriculum and take home sheets for lead teachers. 
    • Utilize resources to provide services to families with special needs.
  • Communication and Leadership 
    • Regular communication and collaboration with Tri City and Short North Kids Ministry directors on vision and policies for Veritas Kids Ministry. 
    • Communicate consistently with and address all volunteer and parent concerns. 
    • Actively recruit volunteers, lead interviews, training, background checks, and care.
    • Provide volunteer training, equipping, observation of volunteers/leaders toward a greater vision of teaching and shepherding children in the gospel as well safeguarding practices.
    • Arrange monthly schedules of volunteers.
    • Support and equip parents regarding the discipleship of their children.
    • Have a working knowledge of Planning Center (our online scheduling system).
    • Create a budget for the West Kids Ministry and ensure it is followed.
    • Organize and execute additional kids events throughout the year (Christmas program, VBS, back to school, etc.).
    • Maintain proper inventory of snacks, crafts, and miscellaneous supplies.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for all kids to learn. 
  • Oversee Lead Teachers and Volunteers. 

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Must be a member in good standing or willing to pursue membership of Veritas Community Church.
  • Proven ability to lead dozens of volunteers and children.
  • Very strong organizational abilities and an eye for detail.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and conflict resolution.
  • Previous knowledge of children’s safety policies/protocol desired.
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